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Table of Contents

Tuesday, 18 September 2018

Dáil Éireann Debate
Vol. 972 No. 1

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Prelude

Ceisteanna ó Cheannairí - Leaders' Questions

An tOrd Gnó - Order of Business

Taxation Orders 2018: Referral to Select Committee

Home Building Finance Ireland Bill 2018: Financial Resolution

Message from Seanad

Ábhair Shaincheisteanna Tráthúla - Topical Issue Matters

Ceisteanna - Questions

Cabinet Committee Meetings

Taoiseach's Meetings and Engagements

Taoiseach's Meetings and Engagements

Ceisteanna ar Sonraíodh Uain Dóibh - Priority Questions

Post Office Closures

National Broadband Plan Implementation

National Broadband Plan Implementation

Energy Infrastructure

Sustainable Development Goals

Ceisteanna Eile - Other Questions

Waste Management

North-South Interconnector

Waste Disposal Charges

Petroleum and Gas Exploration

National Broadband Plan

Saincheisteanna Tráthúla - Topical Issue Debate

Home Care Packages Provision

Social and Affordable Housing

An Bille um an Seachtú Leasú is Tríocha ar an mBunreacht (Cion a aisghairm arb éard é ní diamhaslach a fhoilsiú nó a aithris) 2018: Ordú don Dara Céim

Thirty-seventh Amendment of the Constitution (Repeal of offence of publication or utterance of blasphemous matter) Bill 2018: Order for Second Stage

An Bille um an Seachtú Leasú is Tríocha ar an mBunreacht (Cion a aisghairm arb éard é ní diamhaslach a fhoilsiú nó a aithris) 2018: An Dara Céim

Thirty-seventh Amendment of the Constitution (Repeal of offence of publication or utterance of blasphemous matter) Bill 2018: Second Stage

An Bille um an Seachtú Leasú is Tríocha ar an mBunreacht (Cion a aisghairm arb éard é ní diamhaslach a fhoilsiú nó a aithris) 2018: Céim an Choiste agus na Céimeanna a bheidh Fágtha

Thirty-seventh Amendment of the Constitution (Repeal of offence of publication or utterance of blasphemous matter) Bill 2018: Committee and Remaining Stages

Ráiteas faoi Eolas do Vótálaithe: Tairiscint

Statement for Information of Voters: Motion

Business of Dáil

Future of the Post Office Network: Motion [Private Members]

Written Answers Nos. 1-55

Alternative Energy Projects

National Broadband Plan Implementation

Energy Prices

Written Answers Nos. 56-75

Exploration Licences

Illegal Dumping

Post Office Network

Climate Change Policy

Environment Fund Allocations

National Broadband Plan Implementation

Greenhouse Gas Emissions

Television Licence Fee Collection

National Broadband Plan Implementation

Post Office Closures

Fisheries Protection

Greenhouse Gas Emissions

Post Office Closures

Mobile Telephony Services

Social Media Regulation

Waste Disposal Charges

Litter Pollution

Written Answers Nos. 76-88

Greenhouse Gas Emissions

Post Office Network

National Broadband Plan Administration

Waste Management Data

National Mitigation Plan

Electricity Generation

Online Safety

Broadcasting Sector Regulation

Waste Management

Written Answers Nos. 89-116

State Legal Services

Taoiseach's Meetings and Engagements

Cabinet Committee Meetings

Ministerial Advisers

Departmental Communications

Unemployment Data

State Visits

Cabinet Committee Meetings

Defence Forces Veterans

Ministerial Transport

Ministerial Advisers

Defence Forces Pensions

Defence Forces Pensions

Naval Service

Defence Forces Operations

Defence Forces Operations

Departmental Properties

Defence Forces Personnel Data

Defence Forces Personnel

Defence Forces Remuneration

Brexit Staff

Written Answers Nos. 117-139

State Visits

Ministerial Advisers Data

International Relations

Visa Applications

British-Irish Intergovernmental Conference

Irish Aid

Passport Applications Administration

Foreign Policy

Brexit Staff

Tax Code

Ministerial Meetings

Ministerial Advisers Data

Motor Insurance

Disabled Drivers and Passengers Scheme

Corporation Tax

Hospital Consultant Contracts

Tax Credits

Home Renovation Incentive Scheme

Tax Clearance Certificates

Tax Code

Tax Reliefs Eligibility

Tax Settlements

Written Answers Nos. 140-164

EU Directives

Property Tax Review

VAT Yield

Corporation Tax Regime

Tax Exemptions

Tax Credits

Revenue Commissioners Resources

Company Law

Office of Public Works Projects

Forensic Science Ireland Laboratory

Ministerial Advisers Data

National Monuments

Coastal Erosion

Office of Public Works Projects

Minor Flood Mitigation Works and Coastal Protection Scheme Applications

Legislative Measures

Public Sector Staff Recruitment

Office of Public Works Projects

Office of Public Works Staff

Action Plan for Rural Development Implementation

School Transport

Third Level Admissions Entry Requirements

Third Level Fees

Vocational Training Opportunities Scheme

Written Answers Nos. 165-192

Residential Institutions Redress Scheme

Ministerial Advisers Data

School Transport Provision

School Transport Provision

School Transport Provision

School Transport Provision

Schools Site Acquisitions

Schools Building Projects Status

School Transport Provision

Teacher Supply

Special Educational Needs Staff

School Transport Provision

School Staff

Schools Building Projects Applications

Schools Refurbishment

Student Grant Scheme Payments

Special Educational Needs

Teaching Qualifications

Special Educational Needs Service Provision

School Admissions

School Curriculum

Student Support Schemes

Quality and Qualifications Ireland Administration

School Accommodation Provision

School Transport Data

Written Answers Nos. 193-214

Schools Building Projects Status

Schools Building Projects Status

Schools Building Projects Applications

Teachers' Remuneration

Ministerial Meetings

School Transport

Schools Building Projects Status

Schools Refurbishment

Schools Building Projects Status

Schools Building Projects Status

School Enrolments

Schools Building Projects Status

Schools Building Projects Status

Schools Site Acquisitions

Schools Site Acquisitions

Schools Building Projects Status

Schools Building Projects Status

Written Answers Nos. 215-239

Schools Site Acquisitions

Schools Building Projects

Capitation Grants

School Transport Eligibility

School Transport Eligibility

Special Educational Needs Service Provision

Special Educational Needs Service Provision

Schools Building Projects Status

Schools Building Projects Status

Schools Data

Schools Building Projects Status

Springboard Programme

Teacher Recruitment

School Therapy Services

School Funding

Special Educational Needs Service Provision

Schools Property

Adult Education Provision

School Placement

Bullying in Schools

Interdepartmental Committees

School Transport Eligibility

Schools Building Projects Status

Written Answers Nos. 240-264

Schools Building Projects

Schools Building Projects

Teacher Recruitment

Education and Training Boards

Departmental Administrative Arrangements

Education and Training Boards

Schools Building Projects

Coroners Service

Closed-Circuit Television Systems

Court Accommodation Refurbishment

Proposed Legislation

Ministerial Advisers Data

Road Safety Data

Residency Permits

Residency Permits

Deportation Orders

Residency Permits

Residency Permits

Deportation Orders

Naturalisation Applications

Visa Applications

Immigration Status

Garda Retirements

Garda Deployment

Garda Transport Data

Written Answers Nos. 265-289

Garda Deployment

Garda Deployment

Garda Station Refurbishment

Garda Overtime

Visa Applications

Visa Data

Road Traffic Offences Data

Residency Permits

Residency Permits

Residency Permits

Residency Permits

Residency Permits

Passport Controls

Departmental Funding

Garda Station Refurbishment

Community Development Initiatives

Visa Applications

Crime Data

Residency Permits

Garda Deployment

Insurance Fraud

Road Traffic Accidents Data

Garda Vetting Applications

Prison Accommodation Standards

Prisoner Data

Written Answers Nos. 290-314

Prison Accommodation Standards

Prison Accommodation Provision

Prisoner Discipline

Court Procedures

Garda Deployment

Garda Vetting

Naturalisation Applications

Naturalisation Applications

Deportation Orders

Garda Deployment

Garda Operations

Garda Expenditure

Garda Vetting

Garda Training

Legislative Reviews

Immigration Status

Residency Permits

Residency Permits

Sex Offenders Notification Requirements

Victim Support Services

Garda Reform

Garda Recruitment

Direct Provision Data

Written Answers Nos. 315-339

Garda Deployment

Road Traffic Offences Data

Prisoner Data

Naturalisation Applications

Residency Permits

Asylum Applications

Deportation Orders

Immigration Status

Immigration Status

Asylum Applications

Immigration Status

Immigration Status

Deportation Orders

Deportation Orders

Immigration Status

Garda Data

Garda Equipment

Immigration Status

Immigration Status

Immigration Status

Immigration Status

Immigration Status

Garda Operations

Student Visas Administration

Written Answers Nos. 340-365

Garda Operations

Garda Resources

Garda Transport Provision

Garda Resources

Garda Station Refurbishment

Garda Transport Data

Anti-Social Behaviour

Ministerial Advisers Data

Work Permits Applications

Small and Medium Enterprises Supports

Enterprise Ireland Funding

IDA Ireland Funding

Science Foundation Ireland

Local Enterprise Offices

Health and Safety Authority Data

InterTradeIreland Funding

Work Permits Data

Corporate Governance

Corporate Governance

Work Permits Eligibility

Work Permits Applications Data

Work Permits Eligibility

IDA Ireland

Science Foundation Ireland Appointments

Vaccination Programme

Motorised Transport Grant

Written Answers Nos. 366-390

Medical Card Administration

Medical Card Administration

Nursing Homes Support Scheme Review

Hospital Consultant Remuneration

Health Reports

Ministerial Advisers

Departmental Agencies Staff Remuneration

Pharmacy Regulations

Hospital Appointments Status

Hospital Appointments Status

Hospital Appointments Status

Services for People with Disabilities

Hospital Appointments Delays

Healthcare Infrastructure Provision

Hospital Appointments Status

Psychological Services

Medical Card Drugs Availability

Hospital Appointments Status

Hospital Appointments Status

Transport Support Scheme

Transport Support Scheme

Hospital Appointments Status

Primary Care Centres

Hospital Appointments Status

Written Answers Nos. 391-419

Medicinal Products Reimbursement

Medical Card Administration

Hospital Appointments Status

Medical Card Applications

General Practitioner Services Provision

Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services Staff

Dental Services Data

Tobacco-Related Diseases

Pharmacy Services

Disabilities Assessments

Nursing Homes Support Scheme Administration

Medicinal Products Reimbursement

Mental Health Services Provision

Mental Health Services Staff

Primary Care Centres Staff

Mental Health Services Staff

Hospital Waiting Lists

Medical Aids and Appliances Applications Data

Medical Aids and Appliances Provision

Medical Aids and Appliances Provision

Health Services Provision

Health Services Staff

Respite Care Services Provision

Addiction Treatment Services

Written Answers Nos. 420-440

Mental Health Policy

Medical Card Applications

Disabilities Assessments

Health Care Infrastructure Provision

Commencement of Legislation

Hospital Appointments Status

Health Services Provision

Medical Aids and Appliances Provision

Hospital Appointments Status

Medical Card Applications

Hospital Staff Data

Medicinal Products Licensing

Medical Card Reviews

Departmental Expenditure

Hospital Waiting Lists

Long-Term Illness Scheme Coverage

National Dementia Strategy

Disabilities Assessments

Hospital Waiting Lists

Written Answers Nos. 441-466

Services for People with Disabilities

Speech and Language Therapy Waiting Lists

Respite Care Services Provision

Respite Care Services Data

Addiction Treatment Services

Prescriptions Charges

Cancer Screening Programmes

Primary Care Centres Provision

Medical Card Administration

HSE Properties

Home Help Service Eligibility

Hospital Appointments Status

Hospital Appointments Status

Services for People with Disabilities

Health Services

Mental Health Services Funding

Health Services Data

Home Care Packages Funding

National Children's Hospital Expenditure

National Children's Hospital

Psychological Assessments Waiting Times

Hospital Services

Brexit Issues

Hospital Waiting Lists

Written Answers Nos. 467-493

Disabilities Assessments

Hospital Waiting Lists

Health Services Staff Recruitment

Speech and Language Therapy Provision

Medicinal Products Reimbursement

Medicinal Products Availability

Medical Aids and Appliances Provision

Community Care Provision

Medical Card Drugs Availability

Hospital Staff Recruitment

Home Help Service Data

Orthodontic Services

Home Help Service

Ambulance Service

Emergency Services

Nursing Home Accommodation Provision

Hospital Waiting Lists

Hospital Waiting Lists

Hospital Waiting Lists

Hospital Waiting Lists

Hospitals Data

Written Answers Nos. 494-519

Hospital Facilities

Services for People with Disabilities

Hospital Facilities

Services for People with Disabilities

Medicinal Products Availability

Hospital Appointments Status

Mental Health Services Provision

Health Services Provision

Neuro-Rehabilitation Services Provision

Neuro-Rehabilitation Policy

Hospital Waiting Lists

Hospital Waiting Lists

Hospital Appointments Status

Hospital Car Parks

Hospital Waiting Lists Action Plans

Hospital Waiting Lists Data

Home Help Service Provision

Drug and Alcohol Task Forces

Vaccination Programme

Emergency Departments

Written Answers Nos. 520-543

Hospital Staff Recruitment

Disability Services Provision

Occupational Therapy Waiting Lists

Health and Social Care Professionals Regulation

HSE Staff Recruitment

Medical Card Applications

Medical Card Reviews

Long-Term Illness Scheme Coverage

Brexit Issues

Health Services Staff Recruitment

Home Help Service Provision

Hospital Waiting Lists

Hospital Waiting Lists

Disability Services Data

Hospital Waiting Lists

Medicinal Products Reimbursement

Home Help Service Provision

Health Services Staff Recruitment

Patient Data

Hospital Appointments Status

Written Answers Nos. 544-568

Hospital Charges

Hospital Appointments Status

Hospital Charges

Health Services Provision

Medical Aids and Appliances Applications Data

Medical Aids and Appliances Provision

Services for People with Disabilities

Services for People with Disabilities

Services for People with Disabilities

Services for People with Disabilities

Services for People with Disabilities

Services for People with Disabilities

Hospital Appointments Status

Hospital Appointments Status

Medicinal Products Reimbursement

General Medical Services Scheme

Medical Card Applications

Medical Card Applications

Orthodontic Services Provision

Motorised Transport Grant Closure

Home Help Service

Home Help Service Provision

Services for People with Disabilities

Written Answers Nos. 569-593

HSE Waiting Lists

Hospital Appointments Status

Medical Records

Medical Records

Hospital Appointments Status

Hospitals Funding

Hospital Appointments Status

Medical Aids and Appliances Provision

Hospitals Building Programme

Medicinal Products Reimbursement

Ambulance Service Provision

Health Services Staff Recruitment

Hospital Appointments Status

Ceadúnais Cladaigh

Action Plan for Rural Development Implementation

Forestry Sector

Ministerial Advisers Data

Agriculture Scheme Appeals

Fishing Industry Data

Beef Data and Genomics Programme

GLAS Appeals

Animal Welfare

Equine Passports

Written Answers Nos. 594-618

Animal Welfare

Animal Welfare

GLAS Payments

Forestry Premium Payments

Equine Identification Scheme

GLAS Administration

Basic Payment Scheme Applications

Agri-Environment Options Scheme Payments

Veterinary Inspection Service

Action Plan for Rural Development Implementation

Action Plan for Rural Development Implementation

Trading Online Voucher Scheme

Air Pollution

Ministerial Advisers Data

Broadband Service Provision

Offshore Exploration Licences

Broadband Service Provision

Public Procurement Contracts

Electric Vehicles

North-South Interconnector

Broadband Service Provision

National Broadband Plan

Post Office Closures

Action Plan for Rural Development Implementation

Written Answers Nos. 619-643

Climate Change Policy

National Broadband Plan

Better Energy Homes Scheme Data

Post Office Closures

Press Standards Legislation

National Broadband Plan Implementation

Renewable Energy Generation

Electricity Generation

Mobile Telephony Use

Electricity Generation

Electricity Transmission Network

Greenhouse Gas Emissions

Renewable Energy Generation

Energy Policy

Ports Development

Greenways Development

Public Transport Review

Public Service Vehicles

Driver Licences

Ministerial Advisers Data

Road Projects Expenditure

Written Answers Nos. 644-668

Road Signage

Public Transport

Stadium Projects

Driver Test

Driver Test Data

Driver Test Waiting Lists

Driver Test Regulations

Penalty Points System

Public Transport Fares

Light Rail Projects

Road Projects

Integrated Ticketing

Rail Services

Driver Test Waiting Lists

Trans European Transport Network Programme

Vehicle Clamping

Bus Services

Road Safety Authority Reports

Road Safety Authority Data

Road Safety

Bus Services

Road Safety

Rail Services Data

Dublin Bus Services

Written Answers Nos. 669-693

Integrated Ticketing

Swimming Pool Programme Status

Driver Test Waiting Lists

Sports Capital Programme

Regional Airports

Tourism Promotion

Brexit Issues

Rail Network Maintenance

Road Traffic Offences

Greenhouse Gas Emissions

Córas Iompair Éireann

Rail Services Data

Sports Funding

Tourism Ireland Funding

Action Plan for Rural Development Implementation

Ministerial Advisers Data

Charitable and Voluntary Organisations

Early Childhood Care and Education

Child and Family Agency Payments

Child Care Services Provision

Legislative Measures

Child and Family Agency Services

Community Services Programme

Ministerial Advisers Data

Written Answers Nos. 694-719

LEADER Programmes Data

Action Plan for Rural Development Implementation

Action Plan for Rural Development Implementation

Action Plan for Rural Development Implementation

Action Plan for Rural Development Implementation

Action Plan for Rural Development Implementation

Action Plan for Rural Development Implementation

Action Plan for Rural Development Implementation

CLÁR Programme

CLÁR Programme

Rural Regeneration and Development Fund

Rural Regeneration and Development Fund

Outdoor Recreation Infrastructure Scheme

Voluntary Sector Funding

Social Welfare Payments Administration

Social Insurance

Ministerial Advisers

Illness Benefit Eligibility

Disability Allowance Applications

Illness Benefit Payments

Illness Benefit Payments

Illness Benefit Eligibility

Illness Benefit Eligibility

Illness Benefit Eligibility

Disability Allowance Payments

Disability Allowance Applications

Written Answers Nos. 720-746

One-Parent Family Payment Eligibility

Rent Supplement Scheme Eligibility

Invalidity Pension Eligibility

Invalidity Pension Appeals

Youth Employment Initiative

Employment Data

Back to Education Allowance Eligibility

Jobseeker's Allowance Payments

Illness Benefit Reform

Invalidity Pension Applications

Domiciliary Care Allowance Applications

Pensions Reform

Wage Subsidy Scheme

Invalidity Pension Appeals

Living Alone Allowance

Carer's Allowance Applications

Illness Benefit Applications

Disability Allowance Appeals

Disability Allowance Payments

Carer's Allowance Applications

Disability Allowance Appeals

Illness Benefit Applications

Pensions Reform

Partial Capacity Benefit Scheme Applications

Industrial Disputes

Social Insurance

Written Answers Nos. 747-771

Child Maintenance Payments

Anti-Poverty Strategy

Working Family Payment Data

Social Welfare Benefits Eligibility

School Meals Programme

Departmental Staff

Carer's Allowance Appeals

Community Employment Schemes Operation

Child Benefit Administration

Domiciliary Care Allowance Applications

Social Welfare Benefits Applications

Partial Capacity Benefit Scheme Applications

State Pension (Contributory) Eligibility

State Pensions

State Pensions

Illness Benefit Waiting Times

Exceptional Needs Payment Applications

Jobseeker's Transitional Payment

Jobseeker's Allowance Applications

Exceptional Needs Payment Applications

Jobseeker's Allowance Applications

State Pensions Reform

Illness Benefit Applications

Invalidity Pension Applications

State Pension (Non-Contributory) Appeals

Written Answers Nos. 772-798

Carer's Allowance Appeals

Disability Allowance Applications

Seaweed Harvesting Licences

Action Plan for Rural Development

Action Plan for Rural Development

Building Regulations Compliance

Social and Affordable Housing Provision

Wind Energy Guidelines

Ministerial Advisers Data

Vacant Properties

Postal Voting

Home Loan Scheme

Home Loan Scheme

Housing Assistance Payment Data

Housing Assistance Payment Data

Housing Issues

Mayoral Election

Local Authority Housing Provision

Building Regulations Compliance

Social and Affordable Housing Data

Home Loan Scheme

Housing Provision

Social and Affordable Housing Provision

Rental Sector

Local Authority Housing Data

Written Answers Nos. 799-821

Departmental Staff Data

Local Authority Functions

Local Authority Staff Data

Traveller Accommodation

Local Authority Staff Data

Planning Guidelines

Planning Issues

Rental Sector

Social and Affordable Housing Provision

Housing Assistance Payment Data

Homeless Accommodation Provision

Vacant Properties

Housing Provision

Action Plan for Rural Development Implementation

Action Plan for Rural Development Implementation

Action Plan for Rural Development Implementation

Action Plan for Rural Development Implementation

Action Plan for Rural Development Implementation

Action Plan for Rural Development Implementation

Action Plan for Rural Development Implementation

Turf Cutting Compensation Scheme

Written Answers Nos. 822-825

Ministerial Advisers Data

National Parks and Wildlife Service

Archaeological Sites

Arts Council Funding


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